fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa

The purpose of this site is to compile a comprehensive database of the false reports of "hate crimes" committed in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the only book dedicated to this subject so far.

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 For second time in two years, racist slur at Kansas State was a hoax, police say / For the second time in two years, the person who reported a written racist slur found on or near Kansas State University has admitted that it was a hoax, police said. Officers on Monday received a r / 2018-11-08
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime


Manhattan Kansas

Racist slur on note pinned to student's door at Kansas State was written by the student herself